The city of Davenport sits in Scott County in Iowa and has a population of over 300,000 inhabitants. Dating back to its founding in 1836, Davenport is nestled next to the mighty Mississippi River and is known for being a green city that has over 50 local parks.
As such, biking and walking can be easily enjoyed here, and there are also a number of annual outdoor festivals hosted in Davenport.
Aside from its green spaces, Davenport also has a wide range of activities and venues for visitors here to enjoy which include museums, galleries, markets, theaters, and even its own island in the form of Credit Island, a former Native American trading post.
Here are the best things to do in Davenport:
1. Great River Brewery
Great River Brewery is dedicated to the love of all things beer related and was set up by two college friends with the dream of turning this love into a business.
Their brewery in Davenport brewed its first beer in 2009 and has been going strong ever since, making 3,000 barrels of craft beer every year.
Visitors to the brewery can enjoy a tour of the premises to learn all about how the beer is made and to witness the brewing process firsthand, before heading for the tasting room to try some of these delicious brews.